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  • Join us to celebrate World Orangutan Day

    Join us to celebrate World Orangutan Day

    19 August

    It’s World Orangutan Day on Saturday 19 August and Auckland Zoo is celebrating these magnificent great apes that are 97% genetically the same as us!...

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today's animal encounters

  • Seal 10:00a.m.
  • Flamingo 10:15a.m.
  • Giraffe 11:15a.m.
  • Cotton-top tamarin 11:30a.m.
  • Galapagos tortoise 11:45a.m.
  • Orangutan 12:00p.m.
  • Elephant 12:30p.m.
  • Australian birds 2:00p.m.
  • Spider monkey 2:15p.m.
  • Lace monitor 2:30p.m.
  • Tasmanian devil 2:45p.m.
  • Tiger 3:00p.m.
  • New Zealand birds 3:15p.m.

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Friends of the Zoo​

  • Become a Friend of the Zoo ​Experience Auckland Zoo every day and be the first to know what's going on with our animals and keepers.

    Friends of the Zoo is A​uckland Zo​​o's annual membership. It giv​es you unlimited dayt​ime entry, 364 days a year. Plus, you get special discounts, offers an​d much more!​​​

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News and Press

  • Farewell Jaka

    Farewell Jaka

    ​We are extremely sad to share that our much-loved elderly male Sumatran tiger Jaka has died.​

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  • Zoo’s orangutans on the move

    Zoo’s orangutans on the move

    ​​​​​Auckland Zoo's three Bornean orangutans will move south to Orana Wildlife Park for a two-year stay in late September ahead of construction of a major new precinct for South East Asian wildlife.

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